GateWay Church of Visalia
To Be Used By God
Thursday, September 30, 2021 Pastor Steve Hopper
Locations & Times
  • GateWay Church
    1100 S Sowell St, Visalia, CA 93277, USA
    Thursday 6:45 PM
God is a powerful, knowing, and caring Father
Acts 17:24; 1 Tim 6:15 Phm 22; Col 4:9, 12
Jn 1:47-48 Mt 17:24f Acts 8:26f
God has His People
1 Kings 19:18 Acts 9:10f
Acts 18:1-3 Acts 18:9, 10
God Hears His people
2 Chr 16:9; Ex 2:24; 3:9
Acts 9:11,12 1 Jn 5:14 Acts 10
God uses People to accomplish His purposes
Phil 2:13
Ephesians 2:10 you are His “workmanship”
“handiwork” “masterpiece”
Ezra 1:1, 5 “stirred”
He uses those who are set apart for Him
2 Timothy 2:20-21
Romans 6:12-13
Esther 4:14-15
1. Am I available, cleansed from evil things, useful to the Master? (2 Tim 2:20-21; 1 Jn 1:9; Rom 6:13)
2. Am I listening for His promptings?
(Am I tuned in? Or preoccupied, or focusing on things below?)
3. If I sense His prompting, am I willing to respond to what He has stirred me to do?
Discussion Questions
1. What concept or scriptures stood out to you most?
2. Can you remember a time when you saw the Lord use another person to help answer your prayer?
3. Have you ever had someone tell you, “The Lord used you…”? If so, what was that like?
4. In what ways could this change our outlook for each new day?
5. Have you ever gone through a class like the “Develop” Class and discovered your gifting and SHAPE? What are some possible benefits of doing that?
6. What is one action point or next step for me?

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